Crisis MCI Counselor

Behavior Health Network Springfield , MA 01105

Posted 3 weeks ago

If you are an amazing service provider and are ready for your next lifesaving experience then keep reading because this is for you!!

Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Mobile Crisis Intervention Counselor in the Emergency Services program at Behavioral Health Network!

Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the Crisis program with the following:

Working with youth in the community, in the hospital, and in home/group-home settings to offer guidance for those dealing with a mental health and well-being crisis

Who are we?

BHN's Crisis Program provides 24/7 front line response to individuals of all ages who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, regardless of insurance. BHN provides services on a mobile basis, including home and community-based settings or in an emergency department when needed

Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.

Reasons to work with BHN:

  • Work with an agency who does amazing things for others

  • You will be able to change a person's life

  • You will expand your experience in various health areas at the same time

  • You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency

  • You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment

  • You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available

What are we looking for in a Crisis Mobile Intervention Counselor?

  • Bachelor's degree in related field (Preferred)

  • Must have reliable transportation during each shift to provide community based services.

  • Must be flexible in moving locations through the MCI catchment area, including the community based locations, ED's and assigned mobile locations regardless of location of set schedule.

  • Bilingual staff must be willing to be utilize to translate via phone and in person within the crisis and acute care programs.

  • Experience, training, and schooling or equivalent

  • Knowledge of delivery systems and understanding of crisis intervention.

  • Must display empathic skills and have the ability to develop rapport with individuals, family members, and service providers, both telephonically and face to face.

  • Good observation, strong organization, thorough documentation skills and ability to provide solution focused and strengths based services.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Ability to collaborate with individuals and those involved in their care (clinicians, providers, families) as well as work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

  • Two or more years working with children/adolescents

  • Experience in coaching and skills training/building or mentoring

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on "Browse All Jobs" to apply!

BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply

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